ISPs Join Together To Rid The Internet Of Child Porn

June 11, 2008

Internet service providers Verizon Communications, Sprint Nextel, as well as Time Warner Cable have joined together to block access to child pornography.  .Washington (ChattahBox) – Internet service providers Verizon Communications, Sprint Nextel, as well as Time Warner Cable have joined together to block access to child pornography.

The three ISPs, according to New York state’s attorney general Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday have joined to rid the Internet of that content and make it safer for all.

The three companies will pay out $1.1 million to fund efforts to get rid of this content from the Internet, and to keep users from running into them.

An investigation found 88 news groups dedicated to child pornography on the Internet over the course of 6 months with over 11,000 images found, videos, etc.

The hope is that the three ISPs can make the Internet safer and free from this content across the U.S.


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